Lori Lombard, PhD, CCC-SLP

  • Department Chairperson

    Graduate Coordinator, Speech-Language Pathology

    Professor

    • Office: Davis Hall, Room 225
    • Email: llombard@iup.edu
    • Office Phone: 724-357-5680

    Education

    • BS - James Madison University, Speech-Language Pathology
    • MS - James Madison University, Speech-Language Pathology
    • PhD - Penn State University, Communication Sciences and Disorders

    Teaching Areas

    Undergraduate

    • SPLP 242 – Speech Science 
    • SPLP 251 – Anatomy and Physiology of Speech and Swallowing
    • SPLP 408 - Organic Disorders

    Graduate

    • SPLP 618 - Voice Disorders
    • SPLP 642 - Cancer and Congenital Disorders
    • SPLP 644 - Professional Issues

    Professional Interests

    • Voice Disorders
    • Head and Neck Cancer Rehabilitation
    • Speech Science
    • Clinical Simulation

    Professional Certifications

    • Certificate of Clinical Competence: American Speech, Language, Hearing Association, 1995
    • Pennsylvania State Licensure: Bureau of Professional and Occupational Affairs, 1995
    • Tracheoesophageal Puncture Specialty Certificate: International Center for Post-Laryngectomy Voice Restoration, 1996
    • Certificate of Accent Reduction Training: Washington, DC, 1999

    Selected Publications and Presentations

    Publications

    Lombard, L. & Solomon, N. (in press). Laryngeal diadochokinesis across the adult lifespan. Journal of Voice. Published online: May 8, 2019.

    Lombard, L., (2013). Laryngectomy Rehabilitation (revised). Online Medscape Reference, WebMd Medical Reference. http://emedicine.medscape.com.

    Lombard, L. (2009). Vocal Fold Granulomas: Can they be caused by an MVA? Ask the Expert Column. SpeechPathology.com.

    Lombard, L. (2009). Phonotrauma: Therapy suggestions and vocal hygiene. Ask the Expert Column. SpeechPathology.com.

    Lombard, L. (2008). Laryngeal hyperfunction in singers. Ask the Expert Column. SpeechPathology.com.

    ASHA Special Interest Division 3. (2007). Graduate Curriculum in Voice Disorders. American Speech Language Hearing Association. Rockville, MD. www.asha.org.

    Lombard, L., Steinhauer, K. (2007). A novel approach to hypophonic voice: twang therapy. Journal of Voice, 21(3): 294-299 .

    Lombard, L., (2006). Ventricular phonation post trach removal. Ask the Expert Column. SpeechPathology.com.

    American Academy of Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery Subcommittee on Speech, Voice, and Swallowing & ASHA Special Interest Division 3 Steering Committee. (2005). The use of voice therapy in the treatment of dysphonia. Technical Report: ASHA. Rockville, MD.

    Lombard, L. (2005). Resonance changes after tonsillectomy. Ask the Expert Column. SpeechPathology.com.

    Lombard, L., (2001). Laryngectomy Rehabilitation. In G. Lundberg (Ed), E-Medicine Online Medical Textbook. http://emedicine.com

    Lombard L. Carrau, R. (2001). Tracheo-tracheal puncture for voice rehabilitation after laryngotracheal separation. American Journal of Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery, 22(3): 176-178.

    Rosen C. Lombard L. Murry T. (2000). Acoustic, aerodynamic, and videostroboscopic features of bilateral vocal fold lesions. Annals of Otology, Rhinology & Laryngology. 109(9): 823-8.

    International Presentations

    Lombard, L., Weible, K., VanHorn, M., Solomon, NP. (2017, June). Laryngeal diadochokinesis across the adult lifespan. Paper presented at The Voice Foundation International Symposium, Philadelphia, PA.

    Steinhauer, McKeon, Eichhorn, Doyle, Lombard. (2007, June). Motor Learning in the Mature Adult: Using twang to increase vocal power. Paper presented at The Voice Foundation International Symposium, Philadelphia, PA.

    Lombard, L. (2005, March). Invited. Hyperfunctional Voice Disorders: Treatment. Paper presented at XII Congreso Nacional De La AMCAOF. Acapulco, Mexico.

    Lombard, L. (2005, March). Invited. Hypofunctional & Dysfunctional Voice Disorders: Treatment. Paper presented at XII Congreso Nacional De La AMCAOF. Acapulco, Mexico.

    Lombard, L. (2001, March). Invited. Alaryngeal Voice Restoration. Paper presented at Malaysian Society of Logopedics, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

    Lombard, L. (2001, March). Invited. Acoustic/Aerodynamic Voice Evaluation. Paper presented at Dept. of Otolaryngology - UKM Hospital, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

    Lombard, L. (2001, March). Invited. Endoscopic Swallowing Evaluation. Paper presented at Dept. of Otolaryngology – UKM Hospital, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

    Lombard, L. (2001, March). Invited. Hyperfunctional vs Hypofunctional Voice Disorders. Paper presented at Dept. of Otolaryngology – UKM Hospital, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

    Lombard, L. (2001, March). Invited. Paradoxical Vocal Fold Motion. Paper presented at Dept. of Otolaryngology – UKM Hospital, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

    Lombard, L. (2001, July). Invited. Faculty – Esophageal Speech Instructor. Paper presented at International Association of Laryngectomees Meeting, Myrtle Beach, SC.

    Lombard, L. (2001, June). Case Study of a Therapy Technique for the Hypofunctional Voice. Paper presented at Voice Foundation International Symposium, Philadelphia, PA.

    Lombard, L., Steinhauer, K., Rosen, C, & Osborne, J. (2001, June). Effects of Surface Humidification on Vocal Function. Paper presented at Voice Foundation International Symposium, Philadelphia, PA.

    Lombard, L. (2000, October). Invited. Phoniatric Evaluation. Paper presented at Laryngology Conference, Bogota, Columbia.

    Lombard, L. (2000, October). Invited. Neurogenic Voice Disorders. Paper presented at Laryngology Conference, Bogota, Columbia.

    Lombard, L. (2000, October). Invited. Hypofunctional Voice Disorders. Paper presented at Laryngology Conference, Bogotá, Columbia.

    Lombard, L. (2000, October). Invited. Voice Therapy Techniques. Paper presented at Speech Pathology Symposium, Bogotá, Columbia.

    National/Regional Presentations

    Clark, E., Shaaban, R., Lombard, L., & Hsiao, P. (2019). Build a simulation lab and develop a scaffolded acute care practicum course. CAPCSD Annual Conference, SanDiego.

    Clark, E., Okopal, E., Antus, M. & Lombard, L. (2018). Build a simulation lab on a budget. Poster presentation. ASHA Convention, Boston.

    Lombard, L., Howse, A., Laughlin, A., Azeles, L., Bodenlos, Grahek, K., Gratzmiller, H., M., Hynson, J., Mack, M., Yates, L. (2015). Strength of LDDK productions in adults. Poster presented at the American Speech-Language Hearing Association Convention. Denver, CO.

    Lombard, L., Azeles, L., Bodenlos, Grahek, K., Gratzmiller, H., M., Hynson, J., Mack, M., Yates, L. (2014). Consistency of LDDK productions in adults. Poster presented at the American Speech-Language Hearing Association Convention. Orlando, FL.

    Lombard, L., Gratzmiller, H., Azeles, L., Bodenlos, M. (2013). Laryngeal diadochokinetic rates in adults. Poster presented at the American Speech-Language Hearing Association Convention. Chicago, IL.

    Gratzmiller, H. & Lombard, L. (2012). A comparison of laryngeal diadochokinetic tasks. Poster presented at the American Speech-Language Hearing Association Convention. Atlanta, GA.

    Rhoades, A., Kirkpatrick, K., Lombard, L., & Noronha, B. (2010). Objective and physiologic measures of voice in patients thyroid disease. Poster presented at the American Speech-Language Hearing Association Convention. Philadelphia, PA.

    Hollingsworth, S., Lombard, L. & Noronha, B. (2009). Perceived swallowing symptoms in patients with thyroid disease. Paper presented at the American Speech-Language Hearing Association Convention. New Orleans, LA.

    Schager, J., Lombard, L. & Noronha, B. (2009). Perceived voice symptoms in patients with thyroid disease. Paper presented at the American Speech-Language Hearing Association Convention. New Orleans, LA.

    Lombard, L. (2007, March). Invited. Differential Diagnosis of Paradoxical Vocal Fold Motion and Vocal Cord Dysfunction. Paper presented at West Virginia State Speech & Hearing Association. Morgantown,WV.

    Lombard, L. (2007, March). Invited. Reflux Related Voice Disorders. Paper presented at West Virginia State Speech & Hearing Association. Morgantown, WV.

    Lombard, L. (2007, March). Invited. Voice Therapy Techniques: Hypo vs Hyperfunctional. Paper presented at West Virginia State Speech & Hearing Association. Morgantown, WV.

    Lombard, L. & Sodano, A. (2007, February). Vocal hygiene in teachers. Paper presented at Association of College Education – Deaf & Hard of Hearing National Convention. Pittsburgh, PA.

    Lombard, L. (2006, October). Invited. Treatment approaches to paradoxical vocal fold motion. Paper presented at Voice Therapy Conference. Pittsburgh, PA.

    Hersan, R., Lombard, L., Behlau, M. (2006, October). Invited. Expert Panel Discussion: Current approaches to voice therapy. Paper presented at Voice Therapy Conference. Pittsburgh, PA.

    Johnson, Whitmire, Qualls, Lombard, Henry, Campbell, Mehta. (2005, November). Invited. Transitioning from Clinician to Professor. Online Professional Forum. ASHA.

    Steinhauer, K., Lombard, L. & Eichorn, K. (2005, March). Voice motor learning in the aging adult: Increasing Power in Hypofunctional voice. Paper presented at Ohio Voice Association. Cinncinnati, OH.

    Lombard, L. (2004, November). Oral Twang as a Voice Therapy Technique. Paper presented at American Speech-Language Hearing Association National Convention. Philadelphia, PA.

    Lombard, L. (2004, October). Invited. Comprehensive approach to Paradoxical Vocal Fold Motion. Paper presented at Voice Therapy Conference. Pittsburgh, PA.

    Rosen, C. & Lombard, L. (2003, November). Vocal Fold Scar: A primer. Paper presented at American Speech-Language Hearing Association Convention. Chicago, IL.

    Rosen, C. & Lombard, L. (2003, November). Treatment Strategies for Vocal Fold Paresis and Paralysis. Paper presented at American Speech-Language Hearing Association Convention. Chicago, IL.

    Lombard, L. & Rosen, C. (2003, November). Stump the Voice Team. Paper presented at American Speech-Language Hearing Association Convention. Chicago, IL.

    Lombard, L. (2003, May). Invited. Voice Therapy Techniques. Paper presented at New Jersey Speech and Hearing Association. Atlantic City, NJ.

    Lombard, L. (2003, May). Invited. Alaryngeal Voice Rehabilitation. Paper presented at New Jersey Speech and Hearing Association. Atlantic City, NJ.

    Lombard, L. (2002, October). Invited. Voice Therapy: Hyper vs Hypofunctional disorders. Paper presented at 3 rd Annual Innovations in Clinical Communication Services. Harrisonburg, VA.

    Lombard, L. (2002, October). Invited. Gastroesophageal Reflux Related Voice Disorders. Paper presented at 3rd Annual Innovations in Clinical Communication Services. Harrisonburg, VA

    Lombard, L. & Rosen, CA. (2002, November). Voice Evaluation Protocol. Paper presented at American Speech, Language, and Hearing Association Annual Meeting, Atlanta, GA.

    Lombard, L. (2001, November) Therapy for the Hypofunctional Voice. Paper presented at American Speech and Hearing Association Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA.

    Lombard, L. (2000, November). Tracheoesophageal Puncture Management: Patient vs Clinician - Poster. Paper presented at American Speech, Language, and Hearing Association, Washington, DC.

    Paulosky, B., Logemann, JA, Lundy, D., Sullivan, P., Lombard, L., et al. (2000, November). Assessing Treatment Efficacy During the Modified Barium Swallow. Paper presented at American Speech and Hearing Association, Washington, DC.

    State Presentations

    Weible, K., VanHorn, M., Lombard, L. (2017). Reliability of automated analysis of laryngeal diadochokinesis. Poster presented at the Pennsylvania Speech-Language Hearing Association Convention. Harrisburg, PA.

    Lombard, L., Howse, A., Laughlin, A., Azeles, L., Bodenlos, Grahek, K., Gratzmiller, H., M., Hynson, J., Mack, M., Yates, L. (2015). Strength of LDDK productions in adults. Poster presented at the Pennsylvania Speech-Language Hearing Association Convention. Pittsburgh, PA.

    Azeles, L. (2013). LDDK rates in the geriatric population. Poster presented at the Pennsylvania Speech-Language Hearing Association, Harrisburg, PA.

    Bodenlos, M. (2013). Measurement of LDDK rates in early adults. Poster presented at the Pennsylvania Speech-Language Hearing Association, Harrisburg, PA.

    Gratzmiller, H., & Lombard, L. (2012). A comparison of laryngeal diadochokinetic tasks. Paper presented at the Pennsylvania Speech-Language Hearing Association, Lancaster, PA.

    Rhoades, A., Kirkpatrick, K., Lombard, L. & Noronha, B. (2011). Acoustic and physiologic voice symptoms in patients with thyroid disease. Paper presented at the Pennsylvania Speech-Language Hearing Association, Pittsburgh, PA.

    Hollingsworth, S., Lombard, L. & Noronha, B. (2009). Perceived swallowing symptoms in patients with thyroid disease. Paper presented at the Pennsylvania Speech-Language Hearing Association, State College, PA.

    Schager, J., Lombard, L. & Noronha, B. (2009). Perceived voice symptoms in patients with thyroid disease. Paper presented at the Pennsylvania Speech-Language Hearing Association. State College, PA.

    Lombard, L. (2008, April). Paradoxical vocal fold motion, chronic cough, irritable larynx syndrome: What’s the difference? Paper presented at the Pennsylvania Speech & Hearing Association, Pittsburgh, PA.

    Lombard, L. (2006, March). A treatment alternative to hypophonia. Paper presented at the Pennsylvania Speech & Hearing Association, Philadelphia, PA.

    Lombard, L. (2005, March). Gastroesophageal reflux related voice disorders. Paper presented at the Pennsylvania Speech and Hearing Association, Pittsburgh, PA.

    Lombard, L. (2005, November). Oral twang in voice therapy. Paper presented at the SouthWestern Pennsylvania Speech and Hearing Association. Pittsburgh, PA.

    Arens, J. & Lombard, L. (2005, March). Natural Course of Functional Voice Disorders: Long-Term Follow-up Agreement. Paper presented at the Pennsylvania Speech & Hearing Association, Pittsburgh, PA.

    Lombard, L. (2004, March). Paradoxical Vocal Fold Motion: Roundtable. Paper presented at the Pennsylvania Speech and Hearing Association. State College, PA.

    Lombard, L. (2004, November). Evaluation & treatment strategies for vocal fold paresis and paralysis. Paper presented at the SouthWestern Pennsylvania Speech and Hearing Association. Pittsburgh, PA.

    Lombard, L. (2004, November). Stump the Voice Professional. Paper presented at the SouthWestern Pennsylvania Speech and Hearing Association. Pittsburgh, PA.

    Lombard, L. (2004,November). Vocal Fold Scar: Therapy. Paper presented at the SouthWestern Pennsylvania Speech and Hearing Association. Pittsburgh, PA .

    Lombard, L. (2004, August). Oral Twang in the Speaking Voice. Estill Voice Training System Seminar, Pittsburgh, PA.

    Rosen, C. & Lombard, L. (2004, February). Vocal Fold Scar: A primer. Paper presented at Southwestern Pennsylvania Speech & Hearing Association. Pittsburgh, PA.

    Lombard, L. (2003, March). Alaryngeal Voice Restoration. Paper presented at the Pennsylvania State Speech and Hearing Association, Harrisburg, PA.

    Lombard, L. (2003, March). Paradoxical Vocal Fold Motion. Paper presented at the Pennsylvania State Speech and Hearing Association, Harrisburg, PA

    Lombard, L. (2003, June). Panel Member – Challenging Voice Cases. Paper presented at the Pennsylvania State Academy of Otolaryngology Annual Meeting, Pittsburgh, PA.

    Lombard, L. (2002, April). Tracheoesophageal Puncture Voice Prosthesis Fitting and Troubleshooting. Paper presented at the Pennsylvania State Speech and Hearing Association, Pittsburgh, PA.